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News Russia Justice: Democratic lawmakers insist Durham resign from Justice Department probe of Russian meddling in U.S. elections

Published on: Tuesday 24 December 2019
Democratic lawmakers insist Durham resign from Justice Department probe of Russian meddling in U.S. elections
News source: https://www.courant.com/politics/hc-pol-democrats-insist-durham-resign-20191225-lsm74a4kqvaj7ggirbjccaomtm-story.html

Congressional Democrats who fear Connecticut U.S. Attorney John Durham may be conducting a partisan investigation into the origins of the FBI’s probe into Russian meddling in U.S. elections are calling on him to resign.

News Russia Justice: U.S. chief justice warns of internet disinformation, urges civics education

Published on: Tuesday 31 December 2019
U.S. chief justice warns of internet disinformation, urges civics education
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/u-chief-justice-warns-internet-230231509.html

"In our age, when social media can instantly spread rumor and false information on a grand scale, the public's need to understand our government, and the protections it provides, is ever more vital," Roberts said in his annual report on behalf of the federal judiciary. U.S. intelligence

News Russia Justice: 5 Points On The DOJ’s Fishing Expedition For Russia Probe Conspiracy Theories

Published on: Monday 21 October 2019
5 Points On The DOJ’s Fishing Expedition For Russia Probe Conspiracy Theories
News source: https://talkingpointsmemo.com/fivepoints/durham-barr-review-russia-conspiracy-theories-ukraine-mulvaney

Justice Department officials were reportedly caught off guard by the claim and it ... On a recent trip to Italy — reportedly his second — Barr viewed evidence related to a mysterious professor who is ...

News Russia Justice: Facebook Finds New Disinformation Campaigns and Braces for 2020 Torrent

Published on: Monday 21 October 2019
Facebook Finds New Disinformation Campaigns and Braces for 2020 Torrent
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/21/technology/facebook-disinformation-russia-iran.html

The Federal Trade Commission and the Justice Department are conducting investigations into Facebook’s market ... of sophisticated attacks coming from Iran and China — beyond the initial disinformation ...

News Russia Justice: Federal prosecutors interviewed multiple FBI officials for Russia probe review: report

Published on: Saturday 19 October 2019
Federal prosecutors interviewed multiple FBI officials for Russia probe review: report
News source: https://thehill.com/policy/national-security/fbi/466568-federal-prosecutors-have-interviewed-multiple-current-former-fbi

Critics view the Justice Department investigation as an effort by the Trump administration to undermine the intelligence community's findings on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

News Russia Justice: Review of Russia Inquiry Grows as FBI Witnesses Are Questioned

Published on: Saturday 19 October 2019
Review of Russia Inquiry Grows as FBI Witnesses Are Questioned
News source: https://www.seattletimes.com/nation-world/review-of-russia-inquiry-grows-as-fbi-witnesses-are-questioned/

WASHINGTON — Federal prosecutors reviewing the origins of the Russia investigation have asked witnesses pointed questions about any anti-Trump bias among former FBI officials who are frequent targets of President...

News Russia Justice: AG Barr expands mysterious review into origin of Russia investigation

Published on: Saturday 19 October 2019
AG Barr expands mysterious review into origin of Russia investigation
News source: https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/justice-department/ag-barr-expands-controversial-review-origin-russia-investigation-n1068971

Durham has also requested to talk to CIA analysts involved in the intelligence assessment of Russia’s activities, prompting some of them to hire lawyers, according to three former CIA officials ...

News Russia Justice: Russia designates opposition leader's NGO as 'foreign agent'

Published on: Wednesday 09 October 2019
Russia designates opposition leader's NGO as 'foreign agent'
News source: https://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2019/10/10/Russia-designates-opposition-leaders-NGO-as-foreign-agent/1051570694296/

Russia's Justice Ministry classified a nonprofit anti-corruption organization run by Alexei Navalny as a "foreign agent," a move critics say is the government's latest attempt to silence the popular opposition leader.

News Russia Justice: Russia Couldn’t Stop This Putin Critic. Now It Has a New Tactic.

Published on: Wednesday 09 October 2019
Russia Couldn’t Stop This Putin Critic. Now It Has a New Tactic.
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/09/world/europe/navalny-russia-foreign.html

All its funding, he added, comes from Russian citizens. “The actions of the Ministry of Justice are absolutely illegal and were taken, obviously, on direct orders from Putin,” Mr. Navalny said. Mr.

News Russia Justice: Barr could expose secrets, politicize intelligence with review of Russia probe, current and former officials fear

Published on: Friday 24 May 2019
Barr could expose secrets, politicize intelligence with review of Russia probe, current and former officials fear
News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/barr-could-expose-secrets-politicize-intelligence-with-review-of-russia-probe-current-and-former-officials-fear/2019/05/24/58f822f8-7e2f-11e9-8bb7-0fc796cf2ec0_story.html

“Much like we have with other investigations and reviews, the Intelligence Community will provide the Department of Justice all of the appropriate information for its review of intelligence activities ...

News Russia Justice: Trump gives AG William Barr new powers to release highly classified information related to Russia probe

Published on: Friday 24 May 2019
Trump gives AG William Barr new powers to release highly classified information related to Russia probe
News source: https://www.chicagotribune.com/nation-world/ct-trump-barr-russia-probe-20190523-story.html

Mark Meadows and Jim Jordan, were seen by reporters earlier Thursday at the Justice Department. In an interview, Meadows said he didn't speak to Barr while he was there, but was instead reviewing ...

News Russia Justice: The Latest: Warnings about Trump actions on Russia probe

Published on: Friday 24 May 2019
The Latest: Warnings about Trump actions on Russia probe
News source: https://www.chron.com/news/crime/article/The-Latest-Trump-to-declassify-docs-on-Russia-13892219.php

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Trump and the Russia investigation (all times local): 3:40 p.m. Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats says the nation's spy agencies will provide the ...

News Russia Justice: Intelligence veterans are horrified at Trump's decision to grant AG Barr sweeping power to declassify Russia intelligence: 'Lives are on the line'

Published on: Saturday 25 May 2019
Intelligence veterans are horrified at Trump's decision to grant AG Barr sweeping power to declassify Russia intelligence: 'Lives are on the line'
News source: https://www.businessinsider.com/trump-barr-russia-declassification-intelligence-veterans-react-2019-5

President Donald Trump's decision to grant vast authority to Attorney General William Barr to declassify intelligence as he investigates the origins of the Russia investigation stunned ...

News Russia Justice: Justice Department Willing to Hand Over Materials From Mueller Report if Schiff Backs Off ‘Enforcement Action’

Published on: Tuesday 21 May 2019
Justice Department Willing to Hand Over Materials From Mueller Report if Schiff Backs Off ‘Enforcement Action’
News source: https://ktla.com/2019/05/21/justice-department-willing-to-hand-over-materials-from-mueller-report-if-schiff-backs-off-enforcement-action/

The Justice Department is trying to stave off an "enforcement action" against Attorney General William Barr this week, making a rare offer to have the House Intelligence Committee review materials from special counsel Robert Mueller's report if House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff agrees to bac...

News Russia Justice: McGahn can't be forced to testify about Mueller probe, Justice Department says

Published on: Monday 20 May 2019
McGahn can't be forced to testify about Mueller probe, Justice Department says
News source: https://www.kcci.com/article/mcgahn-cant-be-forced-to-testify-about-mueller-probe-justice-department-says/27532432

The Justice Department says former White House counsel Don McGahn can't be compelled to testify before Congress about the findings of special counsel Robert Mueller's report on the Russia investigation.

News Russia Justice: Don McGahn, former White House counsel, defies House subpoena and skips hearing on Russia probe

Published on: Tuesday 21 May 2019
Don McGahn, former White House counsel, defies House subpoena and skips hearing on Russia probe
News source: https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2019/05/21/don-mcgahn-former-white-house-counsel-defies-house-subpoena-trump/3747615002/

McGahn's refusal to comply with a House Judiciary Committee subpoena came at the direction of the White House and after a legal opinion from the Justice Department on Monday ... Robert Mueller's ...

News Russia Justice: The Justice Department Goes All-In on Origins of Russia Probe

Published on: Thursday 16 May 2019
The Justice Department Goes All-In on Origins of Russia Probe
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/justice-department-goes-origins-russia-165200552.html

Add one more investigation to the list. Monday evening it was announced that Attorney General William Barr had selected John Durham, district attorney for Connecticut, to head an investigation into the origins of the Trump-Russia probe. The nearly seventy-year-old Durham has a long history of exposing

News Russia Justice: Trump started his Saturday by blasting out more than 60 retweets attacking Mueller, the Russia probe, and others

Published on: Saturday 11 May 2019
News source: https://www.businessinsider.com/president-trump-twitter-over-60-retweets-saturday-attacking-mueller-and-russia-probe-2019-5

Richard Burr, the chairman for the Senate Intelligence Committee, over the panel's decision to subpoena Donald Trump Jr. to answer questions related to the Russia investigation ... publicly say Trump ...